What were the most read analysis articles on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? Here are the top stories of the year.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at some of the implications of any shift to flat-rate pension tax relief
TPR chief executive Lesley Titcomb looks at the key challenges facing the pensions industry and the regulator.
As deficits soared following the Bank of England's rate cut and stimulus package, the future for DB looks even more challenging. A major re-think is needed to avert a pensions crisis, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Allowing the British Steel scheme to ditch RPI for statutory minimum levels could lead to big losses for older members and create a loophole for other DB schemes, writes Stephanie Baxter.
The Pensions Regulator has launched a series of guides to help trustees implement the revised defined contribution code. Jonathan Stapleton takes a look.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union has shocked pollsters and investors, but what are the legislative and regulatory changes schemes and trustees can expect? James Phillips reports.
The debate over whether schemes should be able to change statutory pension increases from RPI to CPI continues with calls for a statutory override to be put in place. Kristian Brunt-Seymour considers its feasibility
The government's plans to reform the LGPS could undermine the power and rights of members. Michael Klimes finds out how.
The government has published proposals to keep the British Steel Pension Scheme out of the PPF while reducing its liabilities to make Tata Steel UK more attractive to buyers. Stephanie Baxter explores the options.
Professional Pensions looks at the make up of the Independent Governance Committees that oversee contract-based pension providers.
The first six months of 2016 has been a whirlwind time for the pensions industry. The Association of Consulting Actuaries' incoming chair tells Kristian Brunt-Seymour about the policy changes he would like to see.
MPs are considering a wide range of views on how to solve the DB 'crisis'. James Phillips rounds up the responses.
The Pensions Regulator's updated DC code outlines what it expects of trustees, but it is not mandatory. James Phillips explores what trustees can take from its recommendations.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at research from Llewellyn Consulting, which analyses the impact of DB liabilities on the share price of FTSE100 firms.
Gilt yields have fallen on the back of January's market jitters and rate rise expectations have been pushed back again. This coupled with lower returns does not bode well for DB schemes, finds Stephanie Baxter.
While the market volatility and falling gilt yields in the aftermath of the EU referendum is bad news for DB schemes, they could actually benefit from more attractive buy-in and buyout pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores which schemes could benefit most.
Many master trusts say they have achieved the Master Trust Assurance Framework accreditation yet very few appear on the regulator's official list. Helen Morrissey asks why this is happening.
As US savers fight their pension schemes over high costs and charges, there is concern British trustees could see similar action. James Phillips reports.
Sir Philip Green's appearance in front of the Work and Pensions Select Committee raised interesting questions around sponsor responsibilities to scheme members says Helen Morrissey.
Freedom and Choice was designed to give savers more options at retirement, but some face a hard decision in order to take advantage. James Phillips explores the difficulties.
Law Debenture posted £11.5m of revenue in its pension business in 2020, growth of 8.3% on the prior year, with its governance service receiving enhanced activity.
This week’s top stories included a legal challenge over the government’s Retail Prices Index realignment, while British Airwards deferred £450m in deficit recovery contributions.
Most reform options for pension tax will leave many savers with smaller pots and cause substantially more costs for schemes and employers, says the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
Scottish Widows’ workplace pension assets hit £68bn at the end of 2020, comprising almost half of its total £113bn of open book assets under administration.
The number of deaths registered in England and Wales for week six of 2021 was 27% higher than expected, down from 52% higher than expected in week five of the new year.